School of Optometry and Vision Science

We offer a blend of innovative teaching and cutting-edge clinical practice, supported by internationally recognised translational research.

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Our academic staff conduct world-leading research spanning a wide range of topics which have real-world clinical applications.

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Our school is at the forefront of research in the fields of optometry and vision science - check out current research participation opportunities below.

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We want everyone in Aotearoa to have good eye health. Find out how we are working towards this goal.

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Our BOptom programme gives students real-world experience locally and overseas - see how you can get involved!

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Our clinic offers comprehensive eye exams, with special rates for staff and students.

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